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Postdoctoral Fellow – City of Hope Beckman Research Institute
Position Summary and Key Responsibilities
The Division of Translational Vaccine Research at City of Hope Beckman Resesearch Institute has an exciting opportunity for a recent graduate interested in the study of immunologic mechanisms and vaccines to control of hematologic malignancy. The focus of the position is murine tumor models of hematologic malignancy and treatment with Salmonella and other vaccine delivery approaches (see Cancer Research – vol. 71, page 4183, 2011).
Minimum Education and Skills Required for Consideration:
• Candidate must hold a Ph.D. degree in immunology, applied clinical science, or cell biology or equivalent is required by the starting date.
• The ideal candidate will have experience with manipulations of murine tumor models, in vivo imaging, T cell functional assays including cytotoxicity assays and in vitro stimulation using peptides or viruses, retrovirus construction and cell transduction, and experience with flow cytometry, especially polychromatic flow using a modern 6-color instrument.
• Experience with molecular biology approaches including bacteriologic and virologic methods would be an advantage for the successful candidate.
About City of Hope
City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 4000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy.
Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research. City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation’s 20 leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.
City of Hope strongly supports and values the uniqueness of all individuals and promotes a work environment where diversity is embraced. Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.